Mark Manlapaz, a 36-year-old man of Filipino descent, died Friday, June 29, after he was stabbed in the 3500 block of Pomona Boulevard in Pomona, according to Los Angeles County sheriff’s investigators.
Manlapaz was working one of two full-time jobs, as a security officer for Cal Poly Pomona University, when he was stabbed and his throat was slashed around 4:30 p.m., according to Sgt. Howard Cooper.
Investigators found Manlapaz in the front seat of his work truck in a parking lot on the south side of Pomona Boulevard, just south of West Temple Avenue, Cooper said. A film was being shot in the area, Cooper said, and Manlapaz was monitoring traffic to keep unwanted people from coming on the set.
Manlapaz was pronounced dead at the scene, Cooper said. An autopsy is still pending.
“The scene was quite brutal — a lot of blood,” Lt ...